Clinton is a Music Instructor and department accompanist at Columbia
College, and a professional electric bassist. He began studying music at
Clinton lived in Paris, France in 1999 and performed in jazz and rock groups. He has been primarily a bassist for the last 30+ years, but is also a jazz pianist, arranger, and vocalist. He has taught music at Berkeley City, De Anza, and Contra Costa Colleges, and was the Cal Jazz Choir Director at UC Berkeley.